Online Course

IPM in Multifamily Housing Register for the June 2023 course here


Complete all four sessions and  fill out the questionnaire (QUIZ + Evaluation) to earn your certificate of completion.

Live course offered Thursdays, June 8, - June 29, 2023

Recordings of sessions will be posted on this page! If you miss a session just come back to this page a few days after the live event to view the recording.


All Sessions will be approximately 90 minutes depending on participation. We have scheduled 2 hours for each session to allow for questions and discussions.


2023 Schedule:
June 8 Session 1: Introduction to IPM and Pesticide Use

June 15 Session 2: Cockroaches

June 22 Session 3: Rodents

June 29 Session 4: Bed Bugs

Check your time zone! All sessions will be held:

  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm Eastern
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm Central
  • 11:00am - 1:00pm Mountain
  • 10:00am - 12:00pm Pacific

Course Description: 

The IPM in Multifamily Housing Course was designed to help housing professionals provide safe and effective pest control in their communities. The course covers:

1. how to effectively manage pests within a housing community with the least risk of pesticide exposure;

2. the major health risks posed by common pests;

3. the biology and behavior of the major pests of housing (bed bugs, cockroaches and rodents);

4. and how to troubleshoot pest control failures.

Register Here


Complete all four sessions and  fill out the questionnaire to earn your certificate of completion.

Missed a session? we'll post recordings of the sessions on this page. Check back a few days after the live webinar.

These webinars are interactive, including polls, chats and Q&A. Although we have scheduled 2 hours for each session, they will likely be 90 minutes or shorter depending on attendance and participation levels.

If 5 or more staff members from the same HUD-assisted housing site (public housing authority/commission, section 8, 202, 811, or tribal housing department) complete the course we'll send you a box of printed resident resources, traps, monitors, and pest control related supplies.

Contact if you have any questions.

Support for this training is provided by HUD's Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes.


Handouts for the course

Workplan - this is a worksheet for you to think about who will do what and contract language to consider

IPM Log Example focus unit tracking sheet

Safety Data Sheet (sample)

NPIC graphic – Reading Pesticide labels

HUD IPM Notice PIH 2011-22

HUD Bed Bug Notice PIH 2012-17

Roles & Responsibilities- IPM team job descriptions

Helpful resident engagement materials:

Bed Bug Poster (English or Español)

Tenant Bed Bug Policy

Tri-fold flyer – Tenant’s role in IPM

Resident’s guide: Stop Cockroaches!   Spanish: Detenga las Cucarachas!

Resident’s guide: Stop Mice! Spanish: Detenga los Ratones!

Resident’s guide: Stop Bed Bugs! Spanish: Detenga las Chinches!

NYS IPM Program’s Bed Bug Management - One Step at a Time illustrated guide,

--- Spanish - Manejo de las Chinches - Un Paso a la Vez


PDFs of the slides:

Session 1. Introduction to IPM and Pesticide Use

Session 2. Cockroaches

Session 3. Rodents

Session 4. Bed Bugs


Archived online courses:

Live course April-May 2022

Live course for HUD Region 3,  May 11- June 1, 2022

Live course for Virgin Islands July 13- August 3, 2022

Live course October-November 2022


Questions? email